Meet Our Team

Swallowfield Pre-School is governed by a voluntary committee of trustees. For further details, please visit the Charity Commission website.

Our dedicated team of qualified staff share several decades of experience in teaching and working with children.

Helen, Manager

I Joined Swallowfield Pre-School in 2008 (having been a member of the committee before that!) and became the setting’s Manager in November 2015. My favourite things about Pre-School are interacting with happy children who explore and experiment as they play, developing into confident children with a love of learning and ready for their time at school. My favourite animal is a cat and my favourite colour is green.

Ally, Deputy Manager

I started at Swallowfield Pre-School in 2015 and am the setting’s Deputy Manager. My favourite things about Pre-School are that every day is different, spending time with such lovely children and seeing them grow and develop! My favourite animal is a penguin and my favourite colour is purple.

Emma, Bursar

I joined Swallowfield Pre-School in 2019 and am the setting’s Bursar (Finance Manager). My favourite thing about Pre-School, as a parent, is how happy my girls have been at Swallowfield. My favourite animal is a whale and my favourite colour is bright yellow.

Amshawu, Practitioner

I joined Swallowfield Pre-School in 2017 as a Practitioner. My favourite thing about Pre-School is seeing the smiles on the children’s faces and watching them grow. My favourite animal is a cat and my favourite colour is purple.

Claire, Practitioner

I joined Swallowfield Pre-School in 2019 as an Apprentice Practitioner. My favorite things about Pre-School are the ethos of the Pre-School and the interactions with happy children. My favourite animal is an elephant and my favorite colour is blue.

Frances, Practitioner

I joined Swallowfield Pre-School in 2020 as a Practitioner. My favorite things about Pre-School are the outside play and learning opportunities – on the patio, in the garden, on the field and in the park. My favourite animal is a bear and my favorite colour is green.

Janet, Practitioner

I joined Swallowfield Pre-School in 2010 as a Practitioner. My favorite things about Pre-School is sharing books with the children and reading stories. My favourite animal is a chicken and my favorite colour is blue.

Jo, Practitioner

I joined Swallowfield Pre-School in 2020 as a Practitioner. My favorite things about Pre-School are the amazing environment and positivity of the children. My favourite animal is a dog and my favorite colour is purple.

Liz, Practitioner

I joined Swallowfield Pre-School in 1999 as a Practitioner. My favorite thing about Pre-School is of course the children. My favourite animal is a giraffe and my favorite colour is purple.


My little one is really enjoying his time at Swallowfield Pre-School and every morning he hangs his bag on his peg and runs in happily. I attribute this to the lovely, caring and attentive staff.”

Mrs B.


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